PARADE VENDORS WANTED
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Town of Glocester’s 91st Annual Ancients & Horribles Parade
July 4, 2017

 

DATES & TIMES

The parade will step off at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 from the intersection of Routes 100 and 98, and proceed east along Route 100 to Hwy 44 and continue to the Acotes Ball Field, near the intersection of Hwy 44 and Tourtellot Hill Road, Chepachet.

Parade vendor spots include: Frozen Lemonade; Ice Cream & Frozen Novelties; Candied Popcorn, Popcorn, Candy, Candy Apples, Cotton Candy, Peanuts & Soda; Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, Sandwiches, French Fries, Drinks; Balloons, Flags & Novelties.

Vendors may set up 12:00 p.m. (noon) and must remain until the parade festivities are completed.


SELECTION CRITERIA

Vendor spots are no longer decided by bid.

  1. Preference where possible will be given to Vendors located local to Glocester in an effort to help and support area businesses.
     
  2. Preference where possible will be given to Non-Profit, Charitable or Community Organizations.
     
  3. In an effort to provide equal opportunity for all, we will be trying to have a good variety of items for sale and will discourage the sale of duplicate items where possible.


HOW TO APPLY

Vendors are offered three ways to apply:

All vendors must return their Applications for consideration by JUNE 15TH using the Vendor Application form. The Application form must be completed as applicable, including your contact information, and returned to the Town of Glocester, Town Clerk's Office, 1145 Putnam Pike, PO Box B, Chepachet, RI 02814 by JUNE 15TH at 4:30 PM. Applications will be reviewed by the Parade Committee who will rely on the following criteria at their JUNE 15TH  Meeting in Room 9 of Glocester Town Hall @ 7:00 PM.


IMPORTANT NOTES

Approved vendors will be notified by JUNE 16TH, 2017.

Approved Vendors (where applicable) will be required to contact the Town Clerk's Office and obtain a Peddlers license by June 28th and provide payment at that time.

All participating employees of Approved Applicants must provide a current Rhode Island B.C.I. check, done at the vendor’s expense. These must be submitted to the Town Clerk by June 26TH for consideration by the Glocester Police Department.

Vendors will be responsible for cleaning their area and removing trash when events end.

Additional information may be obtained by calling the Town Clerk's Office at (401) 568-6206 Extension 0. Concessionaires should only apply for locations desired and their ability to fill as they will be held financially responsible for the vending location/description should their applications be accepted.

There is the potential of Youth Organizations selling Soda and Water at the Town Hall and along the parade route.  Any organizations doing so will be instructed to be courteous to our vendors and their respective locations and must have express permission by the Parade Committee.


APPLY ONLINE

 

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